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Faux Amis? Or, the art of the nonvel

Inside Story: a novel / How to Write By Martin Amis Jonathan Cape £20 . It is traditionally ‘not done’ to review books in terms of what they’re not. And yet: this book is not a novel. It says it is on the front cover; but it isn’t. And Martin Amis makes it clear it’s [...]

Booksheds

As Colombo emerges from the Covid lockdown, I go immediately to one of my favourite places. – For The Critic

Brue meets gel

About the Bruegels on my bedroom wall. – For The Oldie